Ascent Global Logistics Blog

May 5, 2017

Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers – What’s the difference?

Global supply chains are extremely complex networks which require involvement by various professionals who must execute different tasks. Two of the most important parties involved in an international shipment are the freight forwarder and the customs broker.

April 20, 2017

10 Benefits to Centralizing Your Logistics Management

Centralizing the management of logistics activities can produce a number of benefits for shippers. With a dedicated team to manage logistics activities, shippers will save time and money due to the increased control, improved transparency and streamlined processes.

March 13, 2017

3 Benefits of Freight Audit & Payment Programs

Freight audit and payment programs can help companies of all sizes improve accuracy when reviewing and paying carrier invoices. With a team devoted to carefully analyzing all charges prior to payment, freight audit and payment providers can save shippers considerable time and money. 

January 16, 2017

Freight Classification & NMFC Rules

Regardless of how much industry experience you have, determining freight classification and staying in line with the National Motor Freight Traffic Association?s (NMFTA) rules, can be frustrating, especially if you get it wrong.